Candace Gardner is the owner and practitioner at Whole Point Acupuncture LLC, located in Crystal Lake, Illinois. She loves combining her Western medicine knowledge with the Traditional Chinese Medicine theories to provide a unique approach to healthcare. Candace received her Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Winona State University and then went on to earn her Massage Therapy certificate from Cortiva Institute. After working in the rehabilitation field for 6 years she found a new passion in Chinese Medicine. After personally being helped greatly through acupuncture, she knew it was her calling. Candace received her Master's degree in Acupuncture from National University of Health Sciences. She has success treating a wide array of issues through acupuncture and massage therapy but specializes in sports injuries, chronic pain and stress management. 

Candace is a lifetime resident of Woodstock, Illinois and thoroughly enjoys the small town life. She loves to frequent the small shops on the Woodstock Square and to take walks in the many local parks. During her down time, she can typically be found in a cozy spot, with a good book, warm cup of tea and a cat curled up on her lap. She also enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.